Human Resources – Athens State University

Human Resources

Contact Information

Office of Human Resources
Founders Hall
(256)216-3311 or

Employment Assistance/Inquiries

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources at Athens State University. Whether you are searching for a job, researching your benefits, or updating your payroll records, we are here to help you.This web site provides employees and job seekers the information you need about human resources at Athens State University.

Mission Statement
The Office of Human Resources supports the mission of the University by fostering an environment that attracts, cultivates, and retains a talented and competitive workforce. In addition to providing services in the areas of employment, compensation, employee relations, training, and benefits, the Office is responsible for compliance with laws and regulations governing human resources. Through a dedicated staff and advanced technology applications, the Office is committed to the accomplishment of the following goals:

  1. provide leadership and guidance in the development, implementation, and administration of human resources policies and procedures
  2. build collaborative partnerships at all levels of the University to assist organizational units and employees meet their functional responsibilities
  3. provide services with the highest quality standards
  4. comply with federal and state laws and regulatory agencies
Adjunct EmploymentNew Adjunct Set-Up, E-Verify
AAP / AARCompletion of the Annual Assessment Plan and the Annual Assessment Report
Classification CompensationNew Position Grading, Reclassification of Existing Position, Staff Salary Plan, Market Data Research, Job Descriptions, Employment Agreements & Salary Notifications, Letters of Appointment
Employee RelationsAdvice and Assistance Regarding Performance, Attendance, Personal Conflicts, Workplace Issues, Retirement Counseling, New Employee Orientation
Family Medical Leave ActCompliance, Completing Forms
HR Forms Website ContentForm Creation Updating, Website, University, University Web Directory
HRIS – BannerNew Employee Set-Up, New Position Set-Up, Assignment Payment Entry, Payroll Reconciliation, Self-Service Banner; Banner HR Access
InsurancePEEHIP, Retirement, Educator Benefits, Insurance, RSA-1
LeaveCompliance, Submission and Posting of Forms
Notary PublicNotary Public Services
Organizational ChartsResponsible for keeping updated for all departments
Part-Time/Temporary EmploymentTemporary Staff Employment
Performance EvaluationsPerformance Evaluation Annual Process Management
Policy AdministrationResearch for Creation of New Policies, Existing Policies/Practices Updates and Revisions
ReportingHR State, Federal, and General Campus Reporting including bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, as well as daily on-demand report requests
Service AwardsAwards, Programs, Set-up
Staff/Faculty EmploymentOnline Employment System, New Postings, Adjunct Postings/Pools, Search Protocol, Advertising, Interview Requests/Approvals, Hiring Proposals, Promotional Opportunities, Background Checks, Onboarding, E-Verify, Department of Labor, Verification of Employment
Student EmploymentNew Hires, Supervisor Training, Offer Letters, Performance Evaluations, Progressive Discipline, Temporary Hired, Timesheet Information
Training InitiativesHarassment & Discrimination Training, Diversity Training, Title IX (Jerrie),
Tuition Waivers for Employees and DependentsPolicy Compliance, Completing Forms
Wellness Screenings & EventsScheduling, Compliance